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Bristol Ballet to host "Les Patineurs" — Christmas Illuminations

December 08, 2010

A ballet in two acts. “Les Patineurs” (The Skaters), opens the show. This charming ballet shows people in the 19th century enjoying an afternoon of skating in an outdoor park. First done by the Sadler’s Wells Ballet in 1939, it has enjoyed popularity in the United States but has not been produced in the Tri-Cities in over a decade. “Cool Christmas” is the second act of the show, which is a collection of dances to Christmas music arranged in a “cool”, contemporary fashion. The production includes local dancers from Bristol Ballet and special guest dancer Fernando Moraga. Originally from Santiago, Chile. Mr. Moraga was a soloist for Ballet de Santiago and has been a soloist for Houston Ballet, Pittsburg Ballet Theatre and Ballet Florida. $15 Adults, $5 Children , $8 Student /Seniors.